The Monday Box-Set: Brandon Flowers Tops UK Charts, New Tours With Kings Of Leon, Paul Weller New Single & UK Gig Guide

Start your week right here as Live4ever’s very own music collection offers you all the weekend chart news, updates of brand new tours recently announced and our pick of the week’s new tracks. You can also plan your next seven days with our UK Gig Guide which will show you where tickets are still available for some of the best shows currently going on across Britain.

Brandon Flowers - Flamingo

Brandon Flowers - Flamingo

The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers’ solo career is off to a strong start, with his debut ’Flamingo’ entering at number one on the UK Album chart. Last week’s no.1 ‘Teenage Dream’ drops to #2, while The xx’s debut album climbs to number three following it’s recent triumph at the Mercury Music Prize. Outside the top ten, James’ latest mini-album ‘The Morning After’ is at #19.

In the UK Singles chart, Alexandra Burke is on top with her track ‘Start Without You’.

In the UK Indie Album chart, The xx’s self-titled debut is on top for another week, while The Charlatans have entered at number two with their new album ‘Who We Touch‘ and Villagers re-enter the top ten after missing out on the Mercury Music Prize. In the UK Indie Singles chart, Katy B is on top with the single ’Katy On a Mission’.

Top 10 Albums:

1/ Brandon Flowers – Flamingo
2/ Katy Perry – Teenage Dream
3/ The xx – xx
4/ Hurts – Happiness
5/ Eminem – Recovery
6/ Stone Sour – Audio Secrecy
7/ Biffy Clyro – Only Revolutions
8/ Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More
9/ Eliza Doolittle – Eliza Doolittle
10/ Lady Gaga – The Fame

Top 10 Singles:

1/ Alexandra Burke – Start Without You
2/ Katy Perry – Teenage Dream
3/ Taio Cruz – Dynamite
4/ Olly Murs – Please Don’t Let Me Go
5/ The Script – For The First Time
6/ McFly – Party Girl
7/ Eminem – Love The Way You Lie
8/ Katy B – Katy On a Mission
9/ Flo Rida – Club Can’t Handle Me
10/ Emma’s Imagination – This Day

UK Indie Album Chart:

1/ The xx – xx
2/ The Charlatans – Who We Touch
3/ Example – Won’t Go Quietly
4/ Vampire Weekend – Contra
5/ Dizzee Rascal – Tongue N Cheek
6/ Villagers – Becoming a Jackal
7/ Richard Thompson – Dream Attic
8/ Roots Manuva & Wrongtom – Duppy Writer
9/ Kano – Method To The Madness
10/ Prodigy – Invaders Must Die

UK Indie Singles Chart:

1/ Katy B – Katy On a Mission
2/ Emma’s Imagination – This Day
3/ Greg Street – Turn My Swag On
4/ Pepper & Piano – You Took My Heart
5/ DJ Fresh – Gold Dust
6/ The Pictures – Tears
7/ Example – Kickstarts
8/ The xx – Islands
9/ Example – Last Ones Standing
10/ Adele – Make You Feel My Love

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Here’s our round-up of the latest UK tour news, which this week features Kings Of Leon and Ash.

Kings Of Leon have unveiled details of a UK arena tour as they gear up for the release of their new album ’Come Around Sundown’. The band will begin in Manchester on December 13th and end at London’s O2 Arena on the 21st.

Dates:

DECEMBER
Manchester Evening News Arena (13)
Sheffield Arena (14 & 19)
Birmingham NIA (16 & 17)
London O2 Arena (21)

Irish rockers Ash will embark on a three-date tour of the UK in November. The band, who’s ‘A-Z’ singles series continues to enjoy success in the charts, will visit Edinburgh, Dundee and London during the short tour.

Dates:

NOVEMBER
Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (11)
Dundee Fat Sams (12)
London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire (13)

Our pick of the week’s new tracks is Paul Weller’s new double A-sided single ’Fast Car/Slow Traffic & Andromeda’, taken from his Mercury-nominated album ‘Wake Up The Nation‘.

If you’re wanting to get out to a gig this week find out where tickets are still available for some of the best shows currently going on across Britain with our latest UK Gig Guide. Click on the featured bands to view their full tour details, and if your city or favourite band isn’t featured this week, you can search any event and browse all the featured tours over on our dedicated tickets page.

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BRIGHTON:

Tuesday – Willy Mason @ Komedia BUY TICKETS

CAMBRIDGE:

Saturday – Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly @ St. Paul’s Church BUY TICKETS

CARDIFF:

Tuesday – Pulled Apart By Horses @ Clwb Ifor Bach BUY TICKETS

GLASGOW:

Tuesday – Black Mountain @ Oran Mor BUY TICKETS

LEEDS:

Friday – The Vaselines @ Brudenell Social Club BUY TICKETS

LONDON:

Friday – Fun Lovin Criminals @ Shepherds Bush Empire BUY TICKETS

MANCHESTER:

Saturday – Two Door Cinema Club @ Academy 2 BUY TICKETS

NEWCASTLE:

Wednesday – Wilco @ O2 Academy BUY TICKETS

(all gigs listed have tickets still available as of Monday, 13th September 2010)

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